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urinalysis

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noun uri·nal·y·sis \ˌyər-ə-ˈna-lə-səs, ˌyu̇r-\

Definition of urinalysis

plural

urinalyses

  1. :  chemical analysis of urine



Origin and Etymology of urinalysis

New Latin, irregular from urin- + analysis


First Known Use: 1889


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urinalysis

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noun uri·nal·y·sis \ˌyu̇r-ə-ˈnal-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of urinalysis

plural

urinalyses

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  1. :  chemical analysis of urine




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